17 results for tag: Sasha Kramer


Illustrating the Research of Pathbreaking Women in Science

As a women-led research and development organization working to incubate ecological solutions to Haiti's sanitation crisis, we were honored when Nina Chhita reached out and told us about her project to highlight the critical and often undervalued work of women in science. As an illustrator, Nina works to share the stories of groundbreaking research women are conducting throughout the world, and she painted SOIL's very own Dr. Sasha Kramer! Here's what Nina had to say after talking with SOIL's co-founder and Executive Director: "Dr Kramer is the brain behind SOIL, which combats the sanitation issues in Northern Haiti whilst transforming waste into ...

Sasha Kramer’s Keynote Address from the Urine Diversion Summit

Photo: Nancy G. Love Last week, at the Urine Diversion Summit in Vermont, SOIL's Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Sasha Kramer gave the keynote address on the container-based sanitation systems that are emerging as an improved solution for urban communities around the world. If you weren't able to watch the webinar at the time, Rich Earth Institute has made the video available online. Watch the Presentation Don't miss NBC Boston's write up on the summit and the growing movement - from Vermont to Palestine to Haiti - to transform waste into environmental resources! Support SOIL SOIL depends on individual donations from people like you ...

Sasha Kramer and Tony Loyd on Sustainable Sanitation Solutions

"SOIL’s (ecological sanitation) waste treatment facilities treat and transform more than 500 tons of human waste annually, providing a powerful example of how to affordably and effectively increase access to sustainable sanitation services worldwide," writes Tony Loyd, who welcomed SOIL's Dr. Sasha Kramer to join him in conversation last month on his podcast dedicated to sharing stories of solutions flourishing around the world. Want to learn more? Follow this link to listen to their discussion on SOIL's journey, our lessons learned, and - ultimately - what we're working towards here in Haiti. Support SOIL Other Recent SOIL Coverage  

Dr. Sasha Kramer Walks Out of President Trump’s Speech at Davos in Solidarity with the Haitian People

Photo: Jorge Ribas of the Washington Post

USAID: When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better

SOIL's co-founder and Executive Director Sasha Kramer had the opportunity to join in on a USAID Q&A series on women entrepreneurs who are taking on some of the word's most pressing problems. In the interview, Sasha shared the story of SOIL's development, her personal journey as an entrepreneur, and advice she has to share with girls who dream of becoming entrepreneurs themselves. From the Interview: "I traveled to Haiti in 2004 in the wake of a coup as a human rights observer, never dreaming that nearly 15 years later I would still be living and working in a country that I love so dearly and have devoted myself to. As I came to know Haiti and ...

Sludge Love at 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference

A few weeks ago, SOIL Directors Sasha Kramer and Nick Preneta traveled to Chennai, India to represent SOIL at the 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference (FSM4). Sasha gave a presentation about SOIL's EkoLakay program, and we also shared two posters about Konpòs Lakay and our ongoing cost analysis research. @SOILHaiti sasha kramer speaking wisdom at #FSM4 https://t.co/eFFGTNbJkN — eve mackinnon (@eve_mackinnon) February 20, 2017   (Full disclosure: the poster presented at FSM4 had a typo in the title...#slugelove anyone?)   And SOIL takes the award for the most creative spelling of sludge in a poster title #sluge ...

Impact Design Hub: 40 Under 40

We are incredibly proud to share that SOIL Executive Director Dr. Sasha Kramer has been named one of Impact Design Hub's 40 under 40 in recognition of her incredible contributions to the public sector. Impact Design Hub’s 40 under 40 recognizes some of the brightest young minds at work designing for social good across four categories: Public, Academic, Environmental Design, and Products & Service. This year's group of honorees represents "a starting point for understanding the breadth and depth of where impact design stands today, and it represents living indicators of where the field is heading tomorrow. These 40 young leaders — through ...

SOIL Haiti at World Water Week 2016

Thanks to support from the Inter American Development Bank, SOIL's Executive Director, Dr. Sasha Kramer, presented findings from SOIL's EkoLakay social business at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden in August. World Water Week is an annual event that convenes practitioners, experts, and innovators to share ideas, network, and develop new solutions. SOIL's work was featured as part of a panel discussion on water and sanitation as a business. You can watch Sasha's full talk on the livestream of the panel below. World Water Week: Eye on Latin America and the Caribbean: Water and Sanitation as a Business: Constraints-Opportunities, Tuesday, August ...

The POOP Project: You’re Tuned to CBS: SOIL’s Sasha Kramer, Kory Russel and Container Based Sanitation


The MOON: The problem is the SOILution, An interview with Sasha Kramer

"Sasha Kramer is a slight, blonde former New Yorker who got a Ph.D. in ecology from Stanford University in 2006, the same year she co-founded SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods)—a nonprofit headquartered in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. SOIL’s mission is to “promote dignity, health, and sustainable livelihoods through the transformation of wastes into resources.” In other words, composting human wastes to create the rich, black soil that Haiti desperately needs, while eliminating the pathogens and pollution the country doesn’t need. SOIL doesn’t intend to do this for Haitians, but to support them in undertaking this work—as a ...